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Weekend Open Forum: What kind of monitor do you use?

By Shawn Knight
Mar 14, 2014
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  1. After nearly seven years of faithful service, one of my desktop displays is on its last leg. I'll no doubt be in the market for a replacement in the not-too-distant future so I figured it'd be worthwhile to ping the...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Maniac Posts: 1,192   +246

    I only use Benq monitors now tbh I have 3 of them and they are the best monitors I have come across!
     
  3. Raul Ramos

    Raul Ramos TS Rookie

    Dell U2410f (1920x1200 60hz). Very good image quality, a little slow response time.
     
  4. I really like the Benq I got a few months ago. It was half off but would have been worth full price.
     
  5. Jim$ter

    Jim$ter TS Enthusiast Posts: 138   +24

    LG 27EA83-D Black 27" IPS 2560 x 1440 - Amazing Monitor! Will work till I get a 4K monitor.
     
  6. I have about 7 monitors total of various sizes from 24" to 37". I have found 32" monitors are my favorite now that I am getting older and my vision is failing me. I have several 24" monitors and one 3D monitor. I have two 32" Vizio monitors and one 27" monitor. I really want a couple of these monitors which would replace several of my screens for programming (not for gaming). I should probably wait for a model that has HDMI 2 but I still might get one if someone would put it on sale again
    Seiki Digital SE39UY04 39-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz LED TV
     
  7. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,386   +425

    Dell U2713HM 27” IPS UltraSharp. 2560 x 1440. I love it... :)
     
  8. Tokido

    Tokido TS Rookie Posts: 17

    An Asus VG248QE with a G-Sync module installed.
     
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  9. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 994   +89

    Samsung SyncMaster 226BW. It's an older 22" monitor. But it's still looking good after all these years. 1680x1050
     
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  10. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Maniac Posts: 920   +57

    I have a Samsung 906bw (19" 1440 x 900) that I've repaired once.
     
  11. mrtraver

    mrtraver TS Enthusiast Posts: 246   +12

    My current monitor is a two year old Asus VE247 - 24" 1920x1080, LED backlight. I have had no issues or problems with it at all.

    My wife is still using my Hyundai 19" LCD (1280x1024) that I bought 10 years ago, but it is starting to look a little dim and washed out.
     
     
  12. Kalakaka

    Kalakaka TS Rookie

    Dell U2410 1920 x 1200
     
  13. theBest11778

    theBest11778 TS Enthusiast Posts: 153   +32

    LG 37" 1080P TV
     
  14. Scodd

    Scodd TS Member

    Samsung S27B350H 27" 1920x1080 60 2ms LED, HDMI and VGA in, light weight. The colors are nice, sharp and bright. It is well worth the price.
     
  15. wwarren

    wwarren TS Rookie

    Three AOC i2269Vw 22-Inch Class Ultra-Slim Widescreen IPS LED Monitor
     
  16. veLa

    veLa TS Booster Posts: 532   +88

    I use an Acer S231HL. It's 23 inches, 5ms, 1080p and lacks an HDMI port. It was on sale for $88 at Wal-Mart, but I got it for free because I brought back my old burnt out monitor in this ones box and got my money back.
     
  17. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 6,602   +357

    Using a couple of 27" Dell 2707wfp monitors in my home office. I bought them several years ago and even today I love the color reproduction and overall output quality -- money well spent. At the office I've got a couple of Benq monitors, those are a year old and not of the expensive kind, but they do the job. My laptop is a Macbook Retina 15" and it's by far the best "monitor" I've got. Looking forward to the 4K transition for desktop monitors, that's when I'll upgrade.
     
  18. fdart17

    fdart17 TS Member Posts: 39

    I'm in the market for a 27inch monitor. If TechSpot could post a comparison, that would be amazing!
     
  19. Dell 30" IPS I picked up from Kijiji for $450 ..works and looks great!

    my 2x 680's struggle with the resolution tho...
     
  20. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Maniac Posts: 1,006   +103

    Samsung BX2431
     
  21. bacondreamer

    bacondreamer TS Rookie

    Dual Asus PA248Q IPS LED Monitors
     
  22. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,967   +737

    Shimian Achieva QH-270 27" IPS (2560x1440) - no AG coating.
     
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  23. What kind of monitors are Shown in the article picture??!?
     
  24. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,967   +737

  25. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    Something like this will probably be my next monitor... for now I'm stuck with dual ASUS 24" 2ms monitors to which I forget the models.
     


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